Bridesmaids director Paul Feig turns his attention from comedy to mystery for A Simple Favor. Starring Anna Kendrick and Blake Lively, the film follows the unlikely friendship of two suburban moms whose relation takes a turn for the bizarre after one of them suddenly disappears. Based on the Darcey Bell novel, it's slated for release September 14, 2018.
It's a great idea on paper — charging a subscription fee and letting subscribers see any movie they want and as many as they want. But the economics just don't seem to be working out, to the tune of losing tens of millions of dollars a month. MoviePass might be going the way of the dinosaur, and Nerdwriter looks at why such a great idea might fail.
Michael Peña may be the key to saving humanity in Netflix's new sci-fi flick. The Ant-Man star is plagued with a recurring nightmare after the loss of his family. The dream becomes all too real after an extraterrestrial invasion hits the planet. Also starring Lizzy Caplan, the film is set for streaming July 27, 2018.
Mary Stuart became the Queen of France at the age of 16. By 18, she was a widow. Returning to her native Scotland, a country under the rule England and Queen Elizabeth the First. When Queen Mary makes a claim to the throne, a conflict ensues between the two queens and their countries. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie, Mary Queen of Scots comes to theaters December 2018.
Yorgos Lanthimos returns with another unique offering. This time, The Lobster director is going back to the 18th-century while England is at war with the French. But rather than focusing on the front lines, this story takes a look behind the scenes following Queen Anne, her friendship with Sarah Churchill, and the intense rivalry that sparks from the arrival of the new servant and Sarah's cousin Abigail Masham. Starring Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and Emma Stone, the film is set for release November 23, 2018.
Rick Astley is back — and not to rickroll you. Astley has just released the eponymous first single off his new album Beautiful Life. After the surprise success of his last album 50, Astley is keeping things uptempo with this single and an 18-date UK tour later in 2018.
A good pillow can be the difference between a night of restful sleep and a literal pain in the neck. The team at Casper knows this and designed a pillow that provides comfort and support regardless of your sleeping position. They've invented a unique pillow-in-pillow with a firm inner core and a soft outer shell. Thanks to the even fill distribution of silky fibers, the pillow won't lose its shape. It's also finished with breathable percale cotton to keep airflow moving and your pillow cool. It's even machine washable. Take advantage of the 100-night trial, and if you don't love it, Casper will give you a free refund.
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Constructed using lightweight and durable aluminum, the Tumi International Carry-On will make an impression no matter where your travels take you. Designed for short, overnight trips and travel within Europe and other international destinations, the suitcase boasts a rippled appearance and is as functional as it is good-looking. The case features four dual-spinning wheels, two TSA compliant integrated combination locks that open with a push button, and a 3-stage telescoping push-button handle made of aircraft grade aluminum. Available in silver or matte black, each case also includes a collection of vintage-inspired travel stickers.
Height: 22" / Width: 14" / Depth: 9" / Weight: 11.2 lbs. / Capacity 32 L
The brains behind Hell's Club bring you another masterful edit. Narrated by the The Shining's Jack Torrence, the ADMS Films team somehow makes the Outlook Hotel even creepier by mashing together cinema's most sinister horror films into one terrifying short.
You can have the best dinosaurs money can buy, but if the characters are underdeveloped, those dinosaurs don't mean anything. That's the lesson of the original Jurassic Park, Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic that spawned a host of sequels. Jurassic Park wowed audiences with it's dinos, but 25 years later, the film still holds up with its well-developed characters. Lessons From the Screenplay looks at how Jurassic Park was much more than just great special effects and action sequences.
Sent to live with his rather eccentric uncle Jonathan Barnavelt, who turns out to be a rather poor warlock, puts Lewis in a strange house with a sinister ticking in its walls. The previous owners were practitioners of the dark arts, and the ticking is a hidden clock, made to bring the universe into alignment so that the creators can destroy it. Based on the 1973 novel by John Bellairs and illustrated by Edward Gorey, The House with a Clock in Its Walls stars Kyle MacLachlan, Cate Blanchette, and Jack Black. The film comes to theaters September 2018.
Nicolas Cage hunts crazy evil in the first trailer for Mandy. The gorefest follows Cage as he seeks bloody vengeance on a sadistic cult leader after his wife is taken from their home in the Pacific Northwest. The film already made its premiere at Sundance but will officially be released September 14, 2018.
Timothée Chalamet follows up Call Me By Your Name and Lady Bird with what looks like another Oscar-worthy performance. In Beautiful Boy, the 22-year-old actor teams up with Steve Carell to portray real-life father and son David and Nic Sheff. The screenplay is based on their memoirs, chronicling the family's experience with addiction. Also starring Amy Ryan and Maura Tierney, the film is set to premiere October 12, 2018.
Born in 1949, Blaze Foley lived the outlaw country life that would inspire a whole host of successful musicians — something Blaze himself never found. One of his closest friends was Townes Van Zandt, and the two of them couldn't be more alike musically or philosophically, which should tell you something about Blaze. Directed by Ethan Hawke, Blaze looks at three important stages of his life: His love affair with Sybil Rosen, his last night on Earth, and the effect his music has had since his untimely death. The film opens in Blaze's adopted hometown of Austin, Texas, on August 17, 2018.
The car might be rapidly losing its significance in American culture, but no one has captured America's love affair with the automobile like the Coen Brothers. From Raising Arizona to No Country for Old Men, the car has played a major role in the directorial duo's work. Rick Perales shows how central the car and road can be in this video essay spanning the Coen Brother's entire catalog.
The Predator returns for a fourth installment in the franchise. Taking place sometime between the 1990 and 2010 films, a young boy in suburbia alerts the alien hunters to return to Earth but of course, this time they're even stronger, smarter and deadlier. The fate of humanity is left in the hands of Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Keegan-Michael Key, and Sterling K. Brown when the movie premieres September 14, 2018.
Dark and minimal with a superhero name, the German-made Defakto Vektor is a retro-futuristic marvel straight out of an alternative 1950 timeline. Powered by a Miyota 9015 automatic movement, the 39mm watch is the perfect size and its svelte 9.8mm height disappears under shirt sleeves. The black dial and red hands are enveloped by a sphered plexiglas dome for a true mid-century look. The case, which resides on a black cowhide strap, is brushed on the sides and polished on the top and back. And speaking of the back, the Vektor has a see-through case back to show off the movement inside.
The result of three years of research and millions of data points, the Casper Wave is a breakthrough in mattress design. Underneath its handsome exterior, you'll find the new, proprietary Natural Geometry System. It uses five layers of foam to mimic the natural contours of your body at 36 specific points, adjusting naturally to your shoulders and hips without sacrificing support, and keeping your spine properly aligned. Like the original, it uses open-cell foams to keep you cool at night. Designed and assembled in the USA.
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Ant-Man and the Wasp marks a milestone in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the first time, every character on the first issue of The Avengers has now appeared on the big screen. In the sequel to Ant-Man, he and the Wasp travel to the Quantum Realm in search for the Wasp's mother, who was originally the superhero. The film comes to theaters July 6, 2018.
Theo James and Forest Whitaker road trip the apocalypse in How It Ends. After a mysterious disaster hits California, the dystopian thriller has the pair driving across country to save James' pregnant wife. The film is scheduled to begin streaming July 13, 2018.
Mark Hogancamp was nearly beaten to death by five men and spent 40 days in a coma. After recovering, he turned to an unusual form of therapy — building a massive World War II-era camp in miniature. The camp had Mark's real-life friends, family, and even his attackers. From Robert Zemeckis, director of Forest Gump and Cast Away, Welcome to Marwen is based on the true story of Mark Hogancamp, and stars Steve Carrell and Leslie Mann. The film comes to theaters October 12, 2018.
Michael B. Jordan returns for round two of the Creed series. The Rocky spinoff pulls from its own history to bring back another familiar name from the franchise. The new rivalry puts Adonis Creed literally face-to-face with his demons when he goes up against none other than Viktor Drago. Also starring Sylvester Stallone, Dolph Lundgren, Tessa Thompson, and Florian Munteanu, the film is slated for release November 21, 2018.
Cinema loves a good dance number. From strategically choreographed sequences to random outbreaks, this movie montage pays homage to the best boogies in over 300 films.
A computer genius is in the final stages of creating the perfect AI — he just needs human subjects. When he kidnaps a young streetwise woman, she's the perfect way to test the killer smart home. But the scientist doesn't expect his AI to have a soft spot for human interaction. Tau stars Maika Monroe, Gary Oldman, and is available to stream on Netflix now.
Kristen Bell and Kelsey Grammer sail away for some dysfunctional family drama in Lauren Miller Rogen's first feature film. The estranged father/daughter duo find themselves on a honeymoon cruise after Bell gets left at the altar. Also starring Seth Rogen, the film is scheduled for streaming August 3, 2018, on Netflix.
Everyone has their favorite teen movie. Depending on your generation, it may be The Breakfast Club, 10 Things I Hate About You, or Mean Girls. A film that's doubtfully at the top of anyone's list is Battle Roayale. In this video essay, Nerdwriter Evan Puschak tries to convert you to his film of choice by making a case for Kinji Fukasaku's gruesome dystopian thriller.
The suicide of a young nun at a Romanian abbey sparks an investigation by the Vatican. A priest and a novitiate about to take her final vows are sent to investigate the incident, discovering a supernatural evil that turns the abbey into an apocalyptic battleground. Set as a prequel in the The Conjuring universe, The Nun stars Taissa Farmiga and Damian Bechir. The film is slated for release September 7, 2018.
Following Alice in Wonderland, Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast, Dumbo is Disney's next live-action remake. A star-packed cast includes Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, and Colin Farrell, with Tim Burton directing. Having Burton behind the camera means you can expect a glorious reimagining of "Pink Elephants on Parade". Dumbo comes to theaters March 29, 2019.
Dr. Faraday is a quiet English country doctor called to attend to a patient at Hundreds Hall, the estate of the Ayers family. The dilapidated house is crumbling around the three occupants — mother, son and daughter — and Dr. Faraday finds that what haunts them might be contagious. Based on the novel by Sarah Waters, The Little Stranger stars Domhmall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, and comes to theaters August 31, 2018.
Mila Kunis and Kate McKinnon get their 007 on when the former's ex-boyfriend returns. The reunion isn't quite what she expected considering he's being followed by a gang of deadly assassins. Also starring Justin Theroux and Sam Heughan, the film is set for release August 3, 2018.
Exactly 40 years after the original film, Michael Myers returns to finally finish the job. The reboot will serve as a direct sequel to the 1978 release, picking up four decades after the Halloween night massacre. Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle will reprise their iconic roles while John Carpenter returns to his franchise as executive producer. The final face-off is set to take place October 19, 2018.
Ryan Gosling is Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle's film documenting the years leading up to the Apollo 11 space mission in 1969. In theaters on October 12, 2018.